quote by Jack Lambert

If I could start my life all over again, I would be a professional football player, and you damn well better believe I would be a Pittsburgh Steeler.

— Jack Lambert

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We're a road team. We're the Pittsburgh Steelers. We have fans everywhere.

I can't tell you how much you gain, how much progress you can make, by working together as a team, by helping one another. You get much more done that way. If there's anything the Steelers of the '70s epitomized, I think it was that teamwork.

As I and the rest of my Pittsburgh Steelers teammates prepared that week in late December 1974, we knew one thing: The road to the Super Bowl in the AFC went through Oakland. To achieve your dreams as a team, you had to slay the Oakland Raiders. They were the barometer of what it took to be a championship team.

How lucky I was to have played for the Pittsburgh Steelers fans.

A proud, hard-working people, who loves their football, and their players.

I want to bring back the pride and tradition long associated with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and more importantly, with the people of Pittsburgh.

It hasn't even been competitive. That's the first thing we're going to have to do is just find a way to stay competitive because these (first two games) have been over by halftime. We saw that last year too (on Halloween). It was 21-3 (Steelers) at the end of the first quarter.

In my heart, I know I haven't been the best person, the best quarterback for the Steelers, I'm not talking just on the field, I'm talking off the field.

Winning the Super Bowl was obviously a great one, but the joy I felt of going to the Super Bowl, it was what I felt about the Pittsburgh Steelers and where we came from, the history of us to that point.

Imagine yourself sitting on top of a great thoroughbred horse.

You sit up there and you just feel that power. That's what it was like playing quarterback on that team [the Pittsburgh Steelers]. It was a great ride.

My favorite sport is football. I'm a die hard Steelers fan. Favorite players were Hines Ward and Greg Lloyd.

I wanted to finish my career as a Steeler.

I felt I just fit the mold as far as a blue-collar guy. I may not be the flashiest, most flamboyant wide receiver out there. But I get the job done for my team.

Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons - the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out.

I was depressed. I was just depressed. I did not want to be a Pittsburgh Steeler because I knew of the record.

The years I spent in a Steelers uniform & the years I spent in the military stressed the importance of teamwork and the sacrifices you had to make to accomplish the mission. And each emphasized individual responsibility and accountability.

People there’s a new sheriff in town.

One of the great running backs in line of Pittsburgh Steelers [and] his name is Le’Veon Bell. He’s on his way people.

Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what's been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly.

I'd like to win a championship for the Steelers and for myself to shove down Detroits throat.

I follow the Patriots, but the Steelers were my first and true love. I still have a terrible towel.

When I played for the Steelers and I got my bell rung, I'd take smelling salts and go right back out there.

My mother was a huge Steelers fan, so they were my team growing up.

The black and gold runs deep in me and I will remain a Steeler for life.

There is nobody else out there that I would put ahead of Joe Greene.

By far the best Steeler of all time.

I am 1,000 percent a Steelers fan.

Nothing drives me more than to, hopefully, be able to hand (Steelers chairman Dan Rooney) that fifth (Vince Lombardi) trophy. If I can do that, then I would think, that when he brought me here, I finally accomplished what he wanted me to do.

The Steelers drafted guys who were bigger, stronger and faster than me, but they never found one who could take my job away from me.

Do you play football for Pittsburgh? Then why are you such a Steeler?!